Technology Notes

Skills to Know

Copy & Paste

  • Find the text you want to copy and paste
  • Hold down the left mouse button and highlight the text
  • Release the left mouse button and move the cursor so it is positioned within the highlighted text
  • Hit the “control” button plus the “c” button to copy the text
  • Go to where you want to paste the copied text and position the blinking cursor there
  • Hit the “control” button plus the “v” button to paste the text.

Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts will save time and energy by helping you easily navigate webpages and documents. To use a keyboard shortcut, press the Control Key (Windows) or the Command Key (MAC) and the following letter:
A: Select all text in a document
C: Copy highlighted text
P: Paste copied text
S: Save document
F: Find or search document

System Requirements

Union Institute & University requires (at minimum):

Internet bandwidth: 5 MBPS or higher

Computer hardware:

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 and higher or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Hard Drive: 160 GB and higher

 Computers using Microsoft Windows

  • Supported operating systemsWindows 7, 8 and 10
  • Supported versions of Microsoft Office: Office 365 and Office 2013 and higher
  • Supported internet browsers:
    • Internet Explorer: MS Edge or Internet Explorer 11 or higher
    • Google Chrome
    • Mozilla Firefox

Apple Computers

  • Supported operating systems: Mac OS 10.12 (Sierra) or higher
  • Supported versions of Microsoft Office: Office 365 and Office 2016 and higher
  • Supported internet Browsers:
    • Apple Safari 10 and higher
    • Google Chrome
    • Mozilla Firefox

In addition, the UI&U Library requires:

  • JavaScript
  • Flash
  • Cookies enabled

For more information, view the UI&U's Recommended Computer Specifications.

Login & Password

Some library resources are restricted to the UI&U community.  If you reach a restricted resource, you will be asked to enter your MyUnion login and password.

* Please contact the IT Help Desk if you need assistance resetting you password

* You do not need to login to the library website or access it through CampusWeb

* If you reach a non-MyUnion login page or a page asking you to pay for an article, please contact a librarian.

  • Update your browser to the current version
  • Try another internet browser
  • Clear your cache
  • Restart your computer
Contact a Librarian or the IT Help Desk

If you are having problems, help is available.

513-487-1487 or

IT Help Desk
888-858-6466 or